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AlleyCATS Okanagan: Pet of the week

Meet Softy a five-year-old Himalayan cat available for adoption

  • Feb 19, 2020

Summerland’s Beer house recognized for heritage value

Building on Jubilee Road was constructed more than a century ago

Hidden treasures of the Curiosity Shop

Antique Chinese furniture carved by hand is the first of many interesting finds in Keremeos

  • Feb 19, 2020

What’s in a name? The story of Revelstoke’s Mt. Begbie

It’s likely the iconic peak had several Indigenous peoples’ names before settlers arrived

Meet the ultimate Penticton Vees fan

Jon Race owns an epic collection of Vees jerseys and hasn’t missed a home game in 15 years.

Mink farm once operated in Summerland

From 1967 to 1973, the Nielsen family raised mink

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Snow blankets Kelowna
Caught in camera: Bear hangs out in tree in Trail
Bear cub cries for mom in Peachland backyard
Paws for a Cause returns for another year in City Park

Penticton youth spread Valentines Day love

Grade 3 students dropped off goodies to Soupateria with messages: ‘You’re special’ and ‘Don’t give up’

New scholarship to honour Canadian wine icon Harry McWatters

McWatters’ passing left “massive void” in the B.C. wine industry.

North Okanagan couple proof of lasting love

Heaton Place residents celebrating 70 years of marriage

  • Feb 14, 2020

Forget Tinder, find romance in person at the Kelowna Singles Club

To increase enrollment, the club is holding open dance every second Saturday

Penticton becoming a street art mecca

From Vancouver, John Langer had seen street art before, but not so much that was untouched.

  • Feb 13, 2020

80,000 reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

Meet one of B.C.’s instructors in CPR and first aid for dogs

Paramedic teaches Dogsafe Canine First Aid to pet owners and people who run dog businesses

BeadTrails holds fundraisers for Australian fire relief

Summerland business creates new bead and will hold barbecue on Feb. 14

First cannabis retailer in Keremeos doing brisk business

A few shortages due to underestimating demand are behind them

  • Feb 11, 2020

Grocery Assistant service serving OK Falls seniors after grocery store closure

More than a dozen residents rely on the service after the IGA closed in September

  • Feb 10, 2020

Apex Winter Classic raises $42,419 for B.C. Children’s Hospital

The sixth annual charity hockey tournament welcomed 180 kids to the Okanagan

  • Feb 10, 2020